Jesus for the Men of Today; When Science AIDS Religion
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...set off for Merom and the north, to be alone with them. He must disclose the fate he saw awaiting him, but not until his friends were strong enough to hear without surrender of their confidence in him. At times the twelve had thought him the Messiah of their own long hopes, and had looked from day to day to see him manifest himself as King by some stupendous act and open proclamation. In this belief they went through Galilee, and preached and healed with power. But now, by slow degrees, as they had walked more quietly with Jesus, a change had come upon them. Their dream of earthly glory had faded somewhat, while in the foreground of their thought a mystery of suffering had arisen, vague and indistinct and dreadful. Their hope indeed still lived within their hearts, but ere it could be realised, their Master and perhaps themselves must meet they knew not what of shame and loss. They shrank from knowing. Jesus saw this change come over his disciples, and in it saw a ground of hope. He had not asked to see the secrets of their hearts: he had not ever in the slightest measure sought to force their confidence. His own ideal of the heavenly Kingdom he had lived out among them day by day, and waited for its charm to touch and mould their spirits and to beget in them a deathless love like that which filled his life. He saw that Judas lagged behind the rest, that he still held unchanged his Messianic hope, and now was more confused than they by what was taking place. But yet he sought to win and hold the heart of Judas too, and carry him along at last to his own higher thought. Thus they journeyed slowly on, now recognised and greeted, now besought to come aside and heal, but yielding not to such requests. The second day they came to Dan, and lodged with...
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